A star is born: Galactic 'rain' could be key to star formation
Some of the galaxies in our universe are veritable star nurseries. Others went barren years ago. Why that happens is a question that has dogged astronomers for years. But now, more than 20 years of research by a team led by MSU has culminated in what might be the answer to that elusive question.View story photos
MSU launches tobacco-free website
The task force charged with guiding MSU to a tobacco-free environment has launched a website to provide background to members of and visitors to the campus community.
Industry and higher education address curricular reform and workforce readiness
To determine how industry and higher education can better work together to produce professionals who use new technologies, business models and societal innovation, MSU and IBM will host a discussion among corporate, professional, government and higher education leaders from across the nation.
Immigration bill focus of public debate, community discussion
As part of the ongoing Project 60/50, the MSU Debate team will argue whether or not Congress should pass the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act during a free event on Tuesday, March 3.
Matthew Hedden: Solving Knotty Problems
If you’d asked me what I wanted to be when I was a kid, I would have said I wanted to be an artist. If you’d asked me during my freshman or sophomore year in high school, I would have said I wanted to be a writer. Math was something fun for me, but it was not always my passion.View story photos
World’s challenges demand science changes – and fast
The world has little use – and precious little time – for detached experts. A group of scientists makes a compelling case in a recent edition of Science Magazine that the growing global challenges have rendered sharply segregated expertise obsolete.View story photos
Workplace negativity can hurt productivity
Employees who point out problems in the office may help the company improve, but could be hurting themselves in the process, finds a study by researchers in MSU's Broad College of Business.View story photos
MSU senior honored for organic chemistry research
MSU chemistry senior Claire Baniel has been selected to receive an American Chemical Society Division of Organic Chemistry Undergraduate Award in Organic Chemistry. For four years, Baniel has been a professorial assistant in professor Xuefei Huang’s research group, working on the development of carbohydrate-based anti-cancer vaccines.
Faculty conversations: Rhonda Conner-Warren
Assistant professor of health programs Rhonda Conner-Warren’s current research focuses on the use of apps by medical professionals, registered nurses and nurse practitioners. Conner-Warren is also involved in vaccination efforts with the Ingham County Department of Health - Child Health Clinic.View story videos
MSU High 5: Feb. 24, 2015
Here's today's MSU High 5 – a morning hello and the fastest way to get you up to speed with what's happening at MSU.